Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Stupa (Buddhist Reliquary)

མཆོད་རྟེན། 佛塔
(item no. 660)
Origin Location Buryatia
Date Range 1800 - 1899
Lineages Uncertain
Size 45.09x36.83cm (17.75x14.50in)
Material Ground Mineral Pigment on Cotton
Collection Rubin Museum of Art
Catalogue # acc.# F1998.16.2
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Object/Concept

Interpretation / Description

Golden Stupa: adorned with an image of the 11 faced Avalokiteshvara with deities and auspicious symbols at the sides.

Sanskrit: Chaitya Tibetan: Chor ten

Jeff Watt 11-2000

Secondary Images
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Buddhist Deity: Avalokiteshvara (Eight Hands)